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Music on Two: Music International


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A monthly report from the world of music.

Birth of an Orchestra
Two days before the inaugural concert under its conductor Leonard Hirsch, Music International examines the formation of The New BBC Orchestra.
Sixty-nine young musicians recruited at a time of crisis in the orchestral profession.
with Sir John Barbirolli, John Pritchard and William Glock.
Portrait of a Young Genius:
Samuel Wesley was born 200 years ago this month.
Bernard Keeffe conducts and introduces some of his unpublished early compositions including the Violin Concerto in C written when Wesley was thirteen.
with Kenneth Sillito (violin), The English Chamber Orchestra and The Ambrosian Singers.
The famous unknown English composer Sir Banbury Cross

Introduced by Bernard Keeffe.


Subjects (Birth of an Orchestra): The New BBC Orchestra
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): Sir John Barbirolli
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): John Pritchard
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): William Glock
Director (Birth of an Orchestra): Peter Rorke
Conductor/Item presenter (Portrait of a Young Genius)/Presenter: Bernard Keeffe
Violinist (Portrait of a Young Genius): Kenneth Sillito
Musicians (Portrait of a Young Genius): The English Chamber Orchestra
Singers (Portrait of a Young Genius): The Ambrosian Singers
Sir Banbury Cross: Peter Ustinov
Director: Anthony Wilkinson
Editor: Kenneth Corden

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Music on Two: Music International

BBC Two England, 14 February 1966 20.50

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